Iran says any country hosting US troops would be targeted in a war

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Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:19 am

An Iranian military official has warned any nation hosting U.S. troops during a potential U.S.-Iranian conflict would be equally targeted by Iran.

In a Sunday statement, Brigadier General Abolfazl Shekarchi claimed Iran has no interest in a conflict with the U.S. but would strike against any nearby country assisting the U.S., Newsweek reported. The latest threat comes amid an Iranian push to increase production efforts to create a nuclear weapon.

“Any place and any point of any territories which host the U.S. and its allies’ interests will be threatened,” Shekarchi said of a potential war with the U.S. ... -in-a-war/